BJ Verot is an award-winning writer/director/producer based in Winnipeg, Canada. He has just completed his first feature film, a sci-fi horror entitled The Return. The film stars Richard Harmon (the CW's The 100), Echo Andersson, and Sara Thompson. His most recent short film, Echoes In The Ice, has screened around the world, most notably as part of the Telefilm: Not Short On Talent At Cannes Program at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. It also screened at the Toronto After Dark Festival and the Hollyshorts Film Festival. It has been acquired by DUST, a division of Gunpowder & Sky, and is currently viewable on their platforms. His National Screen Institute - Drama Prize Film, Chopin's Heart, also screened at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival with the Telefilm NSOT Program, and he is the winner of the nationally televised CBC Short Film Face Off (2015) for his film Loss Of Contact.